Eurosil - The European Association of Industrial Silica Producers

1.18. Does the Social Dialogue Agreement contribute to lowering the silicosis risk?

Yes. The Social Dialogue Agreement provides detailed advice for safe production, handling and use of materials containing crystalline silica according to current state-of-the-art techniques and knowledge. Silicosis is a 100% preventable disease. Therefore, by applying good practices to control exposure to RCS, workers are protected from the risks of getting this disease.